|Quoting Positiverate (Reply 2):|
Can someone share the story with us?
|Quoting Tom in NO (Thread starter):|
He landed on the long strip of grass (called a 'levee batture' down here) just to the right of the narrow canal that runs from the top right towards the bottom left of the photo.
|Quoting WA707atMSP (Reply 4):
The pilots didn't get the credit they deserved,
|Quoting WA707atMSP (Reply 4):|
The pilots didn't get the credit they deserved, because the even more dramatic incident where the Aloha 737 shed part of its fuselage roof happened around the same time, and the Aloha incident got far more attention than the TACA incident did.
|Quoting 777DadandJr (Reply 1):|
have to say, I have heard the story before,
|Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 5):|
In 1998 on the 10th anniversary, the City of New Orleans invited Captain Dardano and his F/O